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March 19, 2014

Tuesday's area roundup: Endicott baseball grabs early win, then takes first loss

COLLEGE BASEBALL

Freshman lefty Luke Morse won his first career start for the Endicott baseball team, taking down Trinity in a 5-2 decision last night in Florida. Senior Connor McLaughlin came on for the save for Endicott, which began their Spring Training trip to th Sunshine State 2-0 before falling to William Patterson, 18-4, in their second game yesterday.

In the win over New England rival Trinity, Brett Homgren drove in a run and also scored while Steve Morganelli scored a run. Strong pitching from Morse and McLaughlin helped the Gulls (2-1) get it done despite being limited to two hits by Trinity’s pitching.

WOMEN’S COLLEGE LACROSSE

MIT 12, Gordon 10: The Engineers handed Gordon (2-1) their first loss of the spring by outscoring the hosts 9-4 in the second half. Stephanie Fitzgerald had three goals and two assists and Bailey Grinnell and Anna Blomberg both had two goals as Gordon took an early lead, then fell behind and scored the last three goals of the game tyring to get back in it. Danielle Maguire made eight saves in taking her first loss of the year.

COLLEGE SOFTBALL

Endicott 11, St. Norbert 6: The Gulls improved to 3-1 with a victory at the Dot Richardson Spring Games in Florida. Endicott trailed 4-0 before come from behind to tie it at six and then take the lead for good.

MEN’S COLLEGE TENNIS

Wheaton 5, Salem State 0: The Vikings fell in straight sets in their spring opener on the road.

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